Boys and Girls Village

Current Openings

At Boys & Girls Village, we understand that children and families are the cornerstones of our society. Since 1942, it has been our mission to preserve and strengthen family bonds. As a leader in services for troubled youth and their families, we continually strive to develop a seamless continuum of care. Boys & Girls Village offers an array of services for children and their families. These services range from highly structured sub-acute services on campus to intensive intervention and care in the home and the community. Our broad range of programs and services are designed to work collaboratively with families, state and local agencies, and other community providers.

ASBTEP Bilingual Clinician- Sign on Bonus

Boys & Girls village continues to grow and we are now looking for a Bi Lingual Master's Level Clinician to provide Case Management and Sexuality Education for 1 to 3 months to Level 1 youth and individualized clinical and case management services in the home to the youth including other individuals in his/her natural support system. The Clinician provides the above plus Individualized Treatment to level 2 youth for 3 – 12 months. Bi-Lingual a must.

Milieu Nurse

The Milieu Nurse provides nursing services and administers medication as needed in a psychiatric residential treatment facility . The milieu nurse is also responsible for directly engaging with youth in care and assisting them in developing adaptive living skills. The milieu nurse also actively supervises, monitors, and manages crisis situations calmly and therapeutically in conjunction with the mental health workers. The milieu nurses are part of a multi-disciplinary team who work together to provide therapeutic services throughout a client’s stay.

Milieu Nurse-per Diem

RN to provide services to our Kids Inn and Safe Haven program. Must be a Registered Nurse for State of CT who graduated from an accredited school of nursing. Prior psychiatric nursing experience working in a group living program, serving children is preferred.

Paraeducator/MHW

Energetic Associates/Bachelor's level. motivated individual with future connection to expand BGV. Solid experience working with youth with disabilities in a school environment. Experience working with youth in crisis. May also work within one of our 24/7 residences.

Special Education Teacher-Sign on Bonus

Certified Special Education Teacher to be responsible for the assessment, planning, programming and provision of special education instruction in a milieu model of specialized services. DSAP, Initial, Provisional or professional CT State Special Education Teaching Certification required. Bachelor's degree in special education required. Master's degree is preferred.

Reunification Specialist

The Bachelor's Level Reunification Specialist will provide reunification services according to Connecticut’s Reunification Model and provide therapeutic family time in order to maintain family relationships.

Extended Day Treatment Behavior Specialist

Bachelor's level EDT Behavior Specialist/ Clinician provides direct care, behavior management, therapeutic and recreational programming in a safe, orderly and nurturing environment in order to meet the goals of client specific treatment plans. In addition this employee provides individual, group and family treatment to children with DSM 5 diagnoses.

IICAPS Mental Health Counselor

Bachelors level position to provide intensive in home services to children and adolescents who because of the complexity and severity of the psychiatric needs are at risk for hospitalization; to prevent hospitalization or need for other institutional levels of care and to maximize community functioning.

Drug & Alcohol Clinician

The Licensed Clinician will conduct needs assessments, work with youth and family in developing plan of care and provide short-term, solution focused interventions. Responsible for synthesizing all information gathered into the assessment process, and conduct individual and family counseling.

Mental Health Worker/Mentor

Entry level Mentor acts as a role model for and reinforces the youth’s individual needs plan. They drive youth to court, appointments and recreational trips. They are responsible for directly supervising and engaging with youth and assisting them in developing adaptive living skills. The Youth Mentor also actively supervises, monitors, and manages crisis situations. The REGIONS residential program will provide a home-like environment with a therapeutic based milieu for JJ involved male adolescents with a rehabilitation and treatment focus

Resource Family Recruiter

Bachelors level Resource Family Recruiter is responsible for the identification, development, and implementation of BGV’s recruitment and retention goals in compliance with contract requirements. Works within the vision, mission, and philosophy of the agency to effectively recruit and determine eligibility based on initial screening, and efficiently approve qualified resource families for the TFC Program within assigned geographic areas.

The Resource Family Recruiter is also responsible for overseeing all aspects of pre-approval training, post- approval training, and the retention of foster families. This position serves as a liaison between Boys &Girls Village TFC Program, DCF, the media, and other community members. Oversees and provides continuous recruitment services throughout Waterbury, Bridgeport, and New Haven regions in order to raise awareness, and develop foster family resources for children and/or youth who require care due to abuse, neglect, or other at risk factors.